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Definition 1: a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves) - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where jargon or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they don't speak our lingo

Synonyms for jargon in the sense of this definition

(jargon is a kind of ...) speech that differs from the usual accepted, easily recognizable speech of native adult members of a speech community

(... is a kind of jargon ) slang for something (especially for an illegal drug)

"`smack' is a street name for heroin"

(... is a kind of jargon ) slang that replaces words with rhyming words or expressions and then typically omits the rhyming component

"Cockney rhyming slang"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (slang) someone who has taken a psychedelic drug and is undergoing hallucinations

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (offensive British slang) term used by the British to refer to people of color from Africa or Asia

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) electric current

"when the wiring was finished they turned on the juice"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit)

"she made a bundle selling real estate" "they sank megabucks into their new house"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) a kilogram of a narcotic drug

"they were carrying two keys of heroin"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) a quantity of alcoholic drink sufficient to make you drunk

"someone had to drive me home last night because I had a skinful"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) energetic vitality

"her creative juices were flowing"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (slang) a businessman dressed in a business suit

"all the suits care about is the bottom line"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (slang) a person's girlfriend or boyfriend

"she was his main squeeze"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) a flighty scatterbrained simpleton

"she's a total airhead" "every airhead on a big salary rushed out to buy one"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (old-fashioned slang) a bad person

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (British slang) a scientist or technician engaged in military research

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (slang) offensive term for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (old-fashioned slang) a good person

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (British slang) boss

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (slang) boss

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) someone who is excellent at something

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (slang) a merchant who deals in shoddy or inferior merchandise

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) offensive term for a person of German descent

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) obscene terms for diarrhea

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) extreme nervousness

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (spoken slang) unfashionable and boring

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (of male or female homosexuals) characterized by stereotypically male traits or appearance

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) very unpleasant or offensive

"a grotty little play"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) remarkable

"that was some party" "she is some skier"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) excellent

"famous for a mean backhand"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) obstreperous

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) well below average height

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) violent and sudden and noisy

"a slam-bang collision"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) completely; used as intensifiers

"clean forgot the appointment" "I'm plumb (or plum) tuckered out"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) strange and somewhat frightening

"the whole experience was really freaky"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) marked by a willingness to tackle a job and get it done

"a can-do kind of person" "the city's indomitable optimism and can-do spirit"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) an unpleasant difficulty

"this problem is a real bitch"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) occur

"what gives?"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) be killed or die

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) pass one's hands over the sexual organs of

"He felt the girl in the movie theater"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) dance in a professional capacity

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) throw away

"Chuck these old notes"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) play truant from work or school

"The boy often plays hooky"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) rigidly conventional or old-fashioned

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) very drunk

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) extremely

"she was drop-dead gorgeous"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) a portion removed from the whole

"the government's weekly bite from my paycheck"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) street name for a packet of illegal drugs

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) a gangster's pistol

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) slang term for knockout drops

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (British slang) a prison

"he's in the nick"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) merchandise that is shoddy or inferior

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) an absolute certainty

"it's a dead cert"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) staying power

"that old Broadway play really has legs"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) slang for a mustache

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) informal British term for a cafe

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) a very thorough search of a person or a place

"a shakedown by the police uncovered the drugs"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) drill on a barracks square

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) British slang for a swindle

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) the act of stealing

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) extortion of money (as by blackmail)

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (slang) a self-aggrandizing action undertaken simply for the pleasure of exercising control over other people

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) slang for sexual intercourse

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) slang for fellatio

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) slang for masturbation

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) British slang for a look

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) vulgar slang for anus

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) slang for a paunch

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (slang) a neighborhood

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (slang) an offensive term for White people who are impoverished

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (slang) offensive names for a White man

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (slang) offensive term for Native Americans

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Chinese descent

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Italian descent

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (slang) a neighborhood

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) a large satisfying meal

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) a high-speed motorcycle race on a public road

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) an unpleasant smell

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (dated slang) a remarkable or excellent thing or person

"that story was a corker"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) senseless talk

"don't give me that stuff"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) pretentious or silly talk or writing

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) nonsensical talk or writing

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) a pornographic movie

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) a claim of rights

"I have dibs on that last slice of pizza"

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (Briticism) a grand formal party on an important occasion

(jargon is the usage domain for ...) (ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent

Definition 2: specialized technical terminology characteristic of a particular subject - [noun denoting communication]

(jargon is a kind of ...) a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period

"all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"

(... is a kind of jargon ) medical jargon

(... is a kind of jargon ) using the technical language of ecology to make the user seem ecologically aware

(... is a kind of jargon ) the jargon of European community documents and regulations

(... is a kind of jargon ) incomprehensible or pompous jargon of specialists

(... is a kind of jargon ) using language loaded with psychological terminology

(... is a kind of jargon ) technical jargon from computing and other high-tech subjects

Definition 3: a colorless (or pale yellow or smoky) variety of zircon - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for jargon in the sense of this definition

(jargon is a kind of ...) a common mineral occurring in small crystals; chief source of zirconium; used as a refractory when opaque and as a gem when transparent

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